Penarth teenager's volunteer stint at Paralympic Games
12:20pm Friday 14th September 2012 in News
PENARTH teenager Thom Stephanakis was a volunteer Games Maker at the Paralympics, working mainly at the warm-up track of the Olympic stadium.
His mum Melanie Andrews, of Paget Terrace, said: "He met lots of the Paralympic stars including Oscar Pistorius and David Weir, with whom Thom is pictured after he won his 3rd of 4 gold medals on Thursday night."
Former Stanwell pupil Thom, 19, is about to start his second year at Manchester University studying Law.
"He says it was the experience of a lifetime," added his proud mum.